As a global nonprofit, Accion aimed to understand how we could better incorporate radical innovation into our mission to help the world’s most vulnerable people. In the past decade, Accion made a major change from a traditional NGO focused on microfinance to the global leader in fintech innovation. 

“We are focused on ensuring that the latest digital innovations can empower the world’s most vulnerable people to adapt, rebuild, and thrive,” says Accion President and CEO Michael Schlein. In this article published by Harvard Business Review, he shares how and why Accion has evolved and embraced innovative tech while staying true to our mission.